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DHS says 36 of 50 US states have installed third-party hardware to let the federal government monitor voting systems ahead of the midterms to prevent…

Christopher Bing / Reuters : DHS says 36 of 50 US states have installed third-party hardware to let the federal government monitor voting systems ahead of the midterms to prevent hacking   —  WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A majority of U.S. states has adopted technology that allows the federal government to see inside state …

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Google’s Firebase gets in-app messaging, integration with Atlassian’s JIRA, better Crashlytics support, and more (Frederic Lardinois/TechCrunch)

Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch : Google's Firebase gets in-app messaging, integration with Atlassian's JIRA, better Crashlytics support, and more   —  Firebase is now Google's default platform for app developers and over the course of the last four years since it was acquired, the service has greatly expanded its feature set and integrations with our Google services.

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Sources and documents show the creeping spread of China’s surveillance technology, such as handhelds made by Cellebrite and others that scan…

Cate Cadell / Reuters : Sources and documents show the creeping spread of China's surveillance technology, such as handhelds made by Cellebrite and others that scan smartphones   —  BEIJING (Reuters) - Filip Liu, a 31-year-old software developer from Beijing, was traveling in the far western Chinese region of Xinjiang …

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Unnamed Melbourne-based 16-year-old pleads guilty to repeatedly breaching Apple’s systems and downloading 90GB of sensitive files (Erin Pearson/The…

Erin Pearson / The Age : Unnamed Melbourne-based 16-year-old pleads guilty to repeatedly breaching Apple's systems and downloading 90GB of sensitive files   —  A Melbourne private schoolboy who repeatedly broke into Apple's secure computer systems is facing criminal charges after the technology giant called in the FBI.

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A look at the Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensics Research Lab and its partnership with Facebook as it works to spot the origins of online…

Issie Lapowsky / Wired : A look at the Atlantic Council's Digital Forensics Research Lab and its partnership with Facebook as it works to spot the origins of online disinformation   —  IN LATE JULY, a group of high-ranking Facebook executives organized an emergency conference call with reporters across the country.

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Unlike smaller web forums, centrally run social media platforms like Twitter are just too big to nurture healthy online communities (John Herrman/New…

John Herrman / New York Times : Unlike smaller web forums, centrally run social media platforms like Twitter are just too big to nurture healthy online communities   —  In late July, President Trump aimed his Twitter account at the platform itself: “Twitter ‘SHADOW BANNING’ prominent Republicans,” he wrote.  “Not good.”

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A look at how Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund, valued at $225B, is shifting focus to tech-related bets, like Uber and an expanded stake in Tesla…

Wall Street Journal : A look at how Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund, valued at $225B, is shifting focus to tech-related bets, like Uber and an expanded stake in Tesla   —  Talks with Tesla show how crown prince's sovereign-wealth fund has become a global player, but some worry about impulsive, risky bets

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Data privacy laws don’t disadvantage US AI firms to China much; protecting users from exploitation will give an edge in AI as global privacy…

Foreign Policy : Data privacy laws don't disadvantage US AI firms to China much; protecting users from exploitation will give an edge in AI as global privacy consciousness rises   —  Tech competition is being used to push a dangerous corporate agenda.  —  High-tech industries have become the new battlefield …

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Apple Investigated In Japan Over Alleged Anti-Competitive Practices – Ubergizmo

Ubergizmo Apple Investigated In Japan Over Alleged Anti-Competitive Practices Ubergizmo Given the popularity of the iOS platform, it's easy to see how Apple can hold a tremendous amount of sway over developers. So much so that in a report from the Nikkei Asian Review (via AppleInsider), the company might have landed themselves in a bit of ... Apple probed in Japan over anti-competitive behavior Nikkei Asian Review all 60 news articles »

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